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MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
is wrong with the election system on purpose. it's wrong on purpose, because we know what needs to be done to fix the problems and it's not being done on purpose. but arizona, right now, is a hot and heavy contender at this point for at least exhibit "b." and unlike florida, arizona is still not even done yet. not even with this year's election. stay tuned. there will be more on this. time for "the last word with lawrence o'donnell." have a great night. >>> well, we knew this was going to happen, but i for one, didn't know it would happen this fast. the republican party is now officially at war with the republican party. >> there's a battle brewing over the future of the republican party. >> a war of the worlds. >> republicans drown in a sea of spin. >> post election blues. >> within an echo chamber they lost. >> a time machine. >> they were able to create their own reality. >> this election won't be close. 300 plus for romney. >> 300 electoral votes. >> they were fleeced, exploited and lied to. >> mythology. >> conservative entertainment complex. >> feeding to mythology. >> the
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2012 2:00am PST
outside groups spent more than a billion on the election, many of those groups do not seem to have gotten much for that money. i wonder if they would do with it if they could get it back. dh it if they could get it back. >>> "first look" is up next. >>> snow, rain and dangerous winds hit the storm-battered northeast. a victory for president obama. now he returns to washington to deal with a serious financial disaster. and dodging traffic. a nasty auto accident caught on tape along with a pedestrian who walked away from it. good morning everyone. i'm lynn berry, those stories and more on straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> if you can believe it, more mystery for residents in the northeast as a powerful nor'easter batters airs yas already hit hard by hurricane sandy. this storm is packing winds of over 60 miles per hour and dumped as much as a foot of snow in some areas. there are already reports of downed trees and power lines and more than a thousand flights have been canceled. katherine craig is braving the elements for us this morning. katherine? >> reporter: good
CNN
Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
several presidents. >>> then, what happens when you mix big data and a presidential election? the results are fascinating and a little scary. it might well be the future of politics in america. >>> also, sea barriers, wetlands, futuristic construction materials. what is the answer to climate change and how can we all adapt to this new normal of hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods? i'll talk to jeffrey sachs and "time" magazine's brian walsh. >>> and why is there such an antiqued way of voting? i'll take a look. but first here's my take. growing up in the india in the 1960s and '70s, ales thought of america as the future. it was the place where the newest technology, the best gadgets, the latest fads seemed to originate. seemingly exotic political causes, women's liberation, gay rights, ageism, always seemed to get their start on the streets of the united states orthopedic in the courts and legislatures. for me, tuesday's election brought back that sense of america as the future. the presidential race has been discussed as one that was about nothing with no message or mandate, but i don't th
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> romney says obama bought the election. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this. you'd have thought that mitt romney would have stopped this crap. during the campaign he was out there selling it, that president obama was buying black votes by dumping the work requirement for welfare. remember that little sugar plum? it had it all, the accusation that minority voters could be scarfed up with a little chump change. throw them a little something and the votes would come pouring back. here he was yesterday, romney, schmoozing with his donor base about how the whole thing went wrong. it seems the president did a little wholesale purchasing, he said. he bought the minority with health care and bought the students with free student loans. great work there, mitt. you're at it again with your double barrels. one, claims that aren't true, and, two, that old dog whistle of yours. fact. people in the income bracket you mentioned have to kick in to get health care. fact, students still ha
MSNBC
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am PST
this under wraps until after the election might be something that administration or the president's advisers would want to do. if we're to believe the white house he did find out general petraeus contacted tom donnelan and asked to come to the white house. the president mulled it over for a day and accepted the resignation. a terrible timing. even though it was after the election. but yesterday the president came out with a news conference to get on top of fiscal issues, set his momentum. this broke an hour later and stepped all over it. this is what the white house didn't want. it's going to complicate things next week and beyond. >> david, what's your reading on how people on capitol hill read the timing here? >> there's going to be some skepticism about the timing. i think maybe general petraeus tried to protect the president in releasing this when he did because of the election. but the instant reaction from capitol hill is really interesting. because peter king of the homeland security committee still wants general petraeus to come up and testify before congress. >> there's no reason he
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 2:00pm PST
, this world of the actual election results, as a stranger in a strange land. for days now it's been in a daze wandering around wondering, what gimmick switched the channels? what odd happening bounced them from the world they believed in, saw all around them, to the world they find themselves so suddenly and shockingly now a part of, the world that is truly undeniably america. i'm joined to talk about this by the former rnc chair michael steele and mother jones washington bureau chief david corn. he's the author he have the ebook "47 percent" a great book and a great get. meese an msnbc political analyst. let's start now. in politico jonathan martin describes the gop media cocoon writing, in this reassuring conservative pocket universe rasmussen polls are gospel, the benghazi controversy is worse than watergate, fair and balanced isn't just marketing and dick morris is a political seer. this morning former house speaker and republican presidential account newt gingrich said he never saw the gop defeat even coming and said it's time for a serious republican postmortem. let's listen to newt. >>
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 11:00am PST
their wounds from an election night trouncing. >> if you had said to me three weeks ago, mitt romney would get fewer votes than john mccain, and it looks like he's 2 million fewer, i would have been dumbfounded. >> dumbfounded. is all this a sign that republicans are now ready to meet in the middle on issues like immigration and taxes? will they move faster on immigration? you can join our conversation on twitter. you can find me at @tamronhall and my team at @newsnation. having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. now...guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. >>> welcome back. how to rebrand
CNN
Nov 10, 2012 9:00am PST
security team just days after the election. by the time david petraeus got his first taste of real combat, he was a 50-year-old major general. in 2003, he commanded the 101st airborne during the march on baghdad. it was in iraq that he asked a roert, tell me how this ends suggesting trouble the u.s. would have there in later years. they gained the nickname king david, used affectionately by supporters and by those who labelled him a celebrity general in 2007 president bush assigned petraeus to lead the troops in iraq and he wrote the petraeus doctrine. a scandal brought him back to command another war when president obama fired stanley mcchrystal for his unflattering comments to "rolling stone," obama tapped general petraeus as the man to staff the war effort. because of his name recognition among the american people, petraeus was surrounded by speculation that he had political ambitions. some wondered if he would appear on the republican presidential ticket. but petraeus knocked down those rumors. >> we're not out there running a political campaign. we're running a war. >> reporter: at a
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
obamacare is dead. here is what he said. >> it's pretty clear that the president was re-elected. obamacare is the law of the land. >> chris: question. do most house republicans, do you agree with speaker boehner that repeal of obamacare with this election, his re-election is dead? >> no. as a physician i can tell you the reason -- we're not opposed to the president's healthcare law because of the election. we're opposed because it's bad policy an bad for patients across this land. we absolutely must get a handle on the spending in this country. to do that, these be through medicare and medicaid reform and social security reform. all three of those programs under current law are destined for failure. we need fundamental reform to save and strengthen and secure the programs for generation and the future generations. that's what real solutions look like. >> chris: you lost the election. i guess you still have the majority in the house, but you lost the election on the presidential level. you are not going to kill obamacare for the next four years. >> the election said the american people don'
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 10:00am EST
with the fiscal cliff after the election. but most of the tea partiers were reelected in the house. i'm wondering how you think this is going to move forward. are you more worried about john ba boehner or eric cantor? >> the republicans are going to have to work out their politics in the caucus. some of the most high profile tea party members were defeated. i think in the senate races, republicans had a strong reaction to their tea party candidates. but i'm not counting on a conversion of the tea party members, but i am counting on the fact that the fiscal cliff creates a potential for risks, but also for opportunities. i think it's absolutely unsustainable for the republicans to continue to take the position they have, which is that nobody in the country gets extended tax relief until very high income earners. people like mitt romney get a bonus tax break. i don't think that's sustainable to tell the american people that they are holding out for bonus tax breaks for folks at the top at the expense of everybody else. that's not a sustainable position. i hope they come to that conclusion before ja
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am PST
for the middle class. it's the president's first public comment sin winning re-election. the president urged leaders to take action on the areas where they agree and find compromise where they cannot or can't find common ground. >> i'm not wedded to every detail of my plan. i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenges, but i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. >> we also learned today just in the past few hours the president has invited leaders from both parties to the white house next week to start negotiations. despite talk of wanting to work together, both sides have drawn some lines in the sand when it comes to taxes. house speaker john boehner earlier today said it's possible to get the nation's financial house in order without tax increases. >> i don't want to box myself in, and i don't want to box anybody else in. i think it's important for us to come to an agreement with the president, and by lowering rates and cleaning up the tax code we know that we're going to get more economic growth. >> here's wh
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
"fox & friends first". >> time for the 5@5:00. with the election in the rearview mirror president obama will have to address the looming fiscal cliff before it is too late. he will talk about his plan to avoid the economic crisis. if congress fails to reach a deal on handful of issues by the end of the year. those issues include tax breaks set to expire and 800 billion in sequestration cuts. they want those owning 250,000 a year to pay more in taxes. house speaker john boehner says tax cuts are unacceptable. >> i remain optimistic we will be able to find common ground, find a way to work together. the leblgs is over. we have to get to work. >>> the congressional budgity office issuing a warning. if a compromise is not reached by the end of the year the economy could slip back into a recession. >>> law americas might not get the answers they are looking for after all about the deadly benghazi terror attacks. congressional hearings will be closed to the public. fox news learned some of the suspects in the attack were part of an egyptian terrorist group. the network made up of violent extr
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
that the election is over, it's time to take on the big issues. like immigration, coming up, we'll talk about how we can balance the desire to welcome the world to our shores, while securing our borders. then inside washington, as we all edge closer to the so-called fiscal cliff, we'll ask two political insiders how we can break the pennsylvania avenue stalemate. and then later on on this veterans day, how dot men and women who served and sacrificed feel about how their issues played out on the campaign trail. first topping the political headlines on this sunday, lawmakers weighing in today on whether they can strike a deal to avoid sending the country over the looming fiscal cliff. democratic chuck schumer saying on nbc's "meet the press," it's time for republicans to agree to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> the president campaigned on letting the bush tax cuts expire on people above $250,000 income. the exit poll showed that 60% of the people agreed with it. >> but republican senator tom coburn also on "meet the press" indicating while the gop is on board with closing some tax loopholes, it is not
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 10:00am EST
's a perfect storm of the fog of war, if we can mix metaphors. you have a presidential election, you have the fbi and the cia kind of going at each other. you have an interagency dispute over the benghazi affair. let's not forget that two weeks ago, "the wall street journal" had a pretty damning article kind of pointing the finger at the cia for the benghazi debacle. a lot of people said then petraeus got thrown under the bus. i don't know if we're going to find out what the hell is going on here for weeks, months and even years. >> lindsey graham says petraeus better testify this week. his number two is now going to talk about the lead-up and what happened in terms of benghazi. but do you think he'll eventually have to testify? how much pressure do you think there is coming from capitol hill? >> i think there will be quite a bit of pressure. but it's not like his deputy isn't reading the same files that he is. i think they'll get just as informative a briefing from his deputy as you would from petraeus. but there will be pressure from capitol hill, definitely, going forward. we'll have t
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am PST
bring it to you. >> dr. gupta will have more on this election as the dust settles this weekend on sanjay gupta md. a look at the future of medical marijuana, the right to die battles and soda taxes. that and more this saturday at 4:30 p.m. eastern and sunday 7:30 in the morning. cnn newsroom continues with brooke baldwin. >> i'm brooke baldwin. happy friday. here we go. our nation is speeding to toward steep tax hikes and budget cuts known as the fiscal cliff. now the election is over, it's time for washington to get in gear. do something about it. this fiscal cliff business could affect just about every single one of us, and you can bet there's plenty going on behind the scenes. this past hour we heard from the president in the east room of the white house basically announcing he's inviting leaders from both houses of congress and from both political parties to meet with him at the white house next friday. just a couple of minutes ago, we heard the president say he's open to compromise and open to new ideas, but there's one point the president is sticking to -- higher taxes fo
FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
. >> gretchen: are you assuming it would not be told after the election. there are many allegations regarding david petraeus. as you heard he resigned on friday after having an affair with paula broadwell who was his bigrapper. she had gone to west point and harvard and valedictorian of her class. she met him upon at harvard and that's when the relationship started. >> brian: she has a book tour. and very impressive and extremely bright and knows the military and unbelievably fit and since 2009 there seems to be something else going on. >> steve: how did we find out about this? thanks to this woman here. she's 37 years old. her name is jill kelly and a social planner in madill for joint specialops. in the month of may she got threatening e-mails. she got five and 10 of them. >> brian: you want to tell. mrs. petraeus and the husband who is a cancer surgeon and david petraeus. >> steve: far left is her sister who is a lawyer who represents the whistle-blowers. jill kelly got e-mails. i know what you are up to and back away from my guy. she didn't know who they were from and about. she felt thre
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 10:00am PST
question in the election. it was debated over and over again. on tuesday night, we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. that includes democrats, independents, and a lot of republicans across the country, as well as independent economist and budget experts. that is how you reduce the deficit with a balanced approach. so our job now is to get a majority in congress to reflect the will of the american people. i believe we can get that majority. speaker boehner agreed that tax revenue has to be part of this equation. i look forward to hearing his ideas when i see him next week. i would like to make one final point that every american needs to hear. right now, congress has failed to come to an agreement on an overall deficit reduction package at the end of the year. everyone's taxes will go up on january 1. everybody's come including a 98% of americans who make less than $250,000 a year. that makes no sense. it would be bad for the economy and would hit families that are already struggling to make ends meet. fortunately, we should not need long negotiat
FOX News
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
as possible. and the question -- it is so suspicious. comes days after the election and then, you know, days after the election, and then days before he is supposed to testify. now at the very least, shannon, he should absolutely testify this week. there is no reason, no excuse not to have him continue to testify this week. >> congressman -- [overlapping dialogue] >> i agree with the congressman. he should be testifying. i would say it ought to be related to what happened in benghazi. >> do you ever think the timing of how this played out is suspicious? >> of course. it's like a high duh factor. a few days before he's supposed to testify, he's out. obviously, there was control over the timing. he had to leave before he was supposed to go before congress. that doesn't look right, that doesn't smell right. anybody who understands what happens in washington, when a person is pushed out a few days before a hearing, that's the reason for congress to call that person and answer questions about what happened in benghazi and how were four americans killed as a result, what role did the cia play? >>
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 8:00am PST
in washington. the president know this is. he knows that he and i can work together. the election is over. now it's time to get to work. >> speaker boehner said that with a straight face. didn't bat an eyelash. can we take it at face value? >> he's reasonable and responsible. who hasn't been is the tea party caucus. the big problem that speaker boehner had during the debt ceiling crisis is he was part of the grand bargain with the president but when he said no. but after the election, speaker boehner and now that the american people have spoken, speaker boehner has more weight behind him to say to his caucus, folks, get in line. >> in last night's interview the speaker talked about obama care. i want to remind everybody what he had to say about that. >> the alexeis that. the the president is reelected. obama care is the law of the land. >> but you won't be spending the time next year trying to repeal obama care? >> there may be parts of it that we believe need e to be changed. we may do that. no decisions at this point. >> okay. obama care is the law of the land. maybe parts of it could be cha
CNN
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am PST
pulling his first news conference since winning re-election. we'll bring you live coverage. this hour we're taking an in-depth look at the issues likely to come up when the president meets with reporters. we'll hear from white house court reporter briana keiller and fran townsend and former governor of michigan jennifer granholm, host of "the war room" on current tv. >>> the last time the president held an official news conference, rick santorum appeared to have the edge over mitt romney in republican primaries, and the first campaign reallily was two months away. that was back in march 6th. fast forward to today we want to bring in briana keiller. it's expected that the fiscal cliff is going to be a big topic, but also the scandal that broke about the former cia chief, david petraeus. how does the president essentially stay on message and move on to the economy? >> well, is he going to be trying to turn this to the economy, suzanne, but the fact is he will be definitely getting questions about the scandal, about general petraeus, and certainly about his faith in general allen, so that i
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
this on the eve of an election. >> david, are you surprised in such a politically charged time as this election that something like this did not go public and fast, especially with all the scrutiny and questions about what happened in benghazi? >> given the scale of this particular situation, keeping a secret in washington is incredibly difficult. particularly given something like this. but what you're looking at is a situation where things were evolving and the fbi was trying to follow its doctrine. but i think you're going to see congress say, when you're investigating the cia director in terms of something of this scale has implications, we have to think through what the reporting procedures r. i'm not necessarily surprised by this in the sense that the fbi was clearly trying to just manage a particular case. but i also think that there's a situation here, should it have been appropriate to let the leadership of the house and the senate know about this? i think you're going to walk through the process as they re-evaluate, when it gets to this scale, how do you manage it? >> as we look at the
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
felt george bush fairly won the election in 2000. we never talked about seceding. we talked about continuing to participate, marching and then voting, and turning it around. you can't be a patriot if you feel you are when you win. patriots stay with the country. win, lose, even if you lose unfairly. thanks for watching. i'm al sharpton. "hardball" starts right now. >>> night of the generals. let's play "hardball." >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews up in boston. let me start with this petraeus sex story. sex, sex, sex, that's what it's about. the testy, seamy search for something wild in the button down world of spies, spooks, whatever they call themselves these days, and the shined boots and chest medals of the combat elite. a general has an affair with a young reporter. that young reporter spies some competition, tells her to bug off. meanwhi meanwhile, that competition becomes the target of tens of thousands of e-mails from yet another general. what a soap opera. but guess what? one of the generals, actually an ex-general, is head of the cia, or just was. the other general, t
CNN
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am PST
'll take you inside the plan to get the east coast gas shortage under control. >>> and in florida, election 2012 is not over yet. the rest of the country has moved on, but once again, florida just can't seem to get it together. got the munchies, colorado? quarterback peyton manning may be able to cure those off-the-field cravings. "newsroom" strt starts right n. >>> and good morning. happy, happy friday to you. i'm carol costello. we peer over the nation's so-called fiscal cliff. it's a term you'll be hearing a lot more of. we're just 53 days from a series of extreme tax hikes and spending cuts. they're so severe both parties warn they could cripple the economy and trigger another recession. just a few hours from now, president obama underscores the urgency at the white house. his remarks could set the tone for upcoming negotiations with republican lawmakers. christine romans shows us how your money is in play. is your paycheck about to shrink? brianna keilar, three days after a bitter election, is either party really ready to budge? christine, nearly every american has money riding on thi
FOX News
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am EST
to muzzle this incident before the election. did the white house give you any guidance whether or not to release information on the incident or not? >> i think said this two, three, four, five, times, now. we don't typically comment on classified surveillance missions. i will not get into discussions at the classified level that occurred between this department and the white house. they were informed early on. >> reporter: at the same time, little said this was a routine surveillance mission over the maritime straits. it is not clear why such a mission would have been classified, jon. jon: pretty hard to understand how the iranians missed if they sent jets after this thing. they ought to be able to blow it out of the sky if they wanted to. >> it is not clear whether they intentionally missed or are really bad shots. what we do know the two su-25 fighter jets. jon: iranian fighter jets circled twice around the predator drone. the pentagon says it was 16 miles off the coast of iran in international waters. they circled twice. these jets as you know, fly about 500 miles an hour. t
MSNBC
Nov 12, 2012 3:00am PST
didn't find out till 5:00 the night of the election? >> no, that doesn't make sense. >> that's kind of strange. all right, go ahead. >> they said the investigation -- >> do you believe that, by the way? >> who are you talking to? >> that the white house didn't know until 5:00 election night? >> i'm just going to kind of let the story breathe a little bit. >> let's let it breathe like a fine wine. like a wine that maybe is purchased in the summer. you don't open it till 5:00 the night of the election. >> and there were concerns over security breaches. some lawmakers are now calling for an inquiry into the fbi's handling of the case. chair of the senate intelligence committee, senator dianne feinstein, says she found out about the unfolding scandal through the media. >> we received no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. the way i found out, i came back to washington thursday night. friday morning, the staff director told me there were a number of calls from press about this. i called david petraeus. >> and are you going to investigate why the fbi didn't notify you before? >>
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am EST
to be a good show. peter? >>> president obama is scheduled to hold his first post-election news conference, expected to face a barrage of questions about general david petraeus's admitted affair, the time line of this investigation and when exactly the president was told about it. meanwhile, the white house says the president still has faith in john allen, the current u.s. commander in afghanistan who is now under investigation by the pentagon's inspector general for what officials describe as potentially inappropriate e-mails with one of the women directly involved in the case. nbc's chief foreign affairs correspondent, andrea mitchell, has more on an ever-widening story. >> reporter: the scandal involving two very different women, tampa socialite jill kelley and petraeus biographer and former mistress paula broadwell ensnared not only petraeus but his successor. marine general john allen who took over from petraeus in afghanistan and is the president's choice to be supreme allied commander of nato forces in europe, a nomination now temporarily on hold. >> thank you for all that you have
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